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The Resource Hunger : a memoir of (my) body, Roxane Gay

Hunger : a memoir of (my) body, Roxane Gay

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Hunger : a memoir of (my) body
Title
Hunger
Title remainder
a memoir of (my) body
Statement of responsibility
Roxane Gay
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Roxane Gay has written with intimacy and sensitivity about food and bodies, using her own emotional and psychological struggles as a means of exploring our shared anxieties over pleasure, consumption, appearance, and health. As a woman who describes her own body as "wildly undisciplined," Roxane understands the tension between desire and denial, between self-comfort and self-care. In Hunger, she casts an insightful and critical eye on her childhood, teens, and twenties{u2014}including the devastating act of violence that acted as a turning point in her young life{u2014}and brings readers into the present and the realities, pains, and joys of her daily life. With the bracing candor, vulnerability, and authority that have made her one of the most admired voices of her generation, Roxane explores what it means to be overweight in a time when the bigger you are, the less you are seen. Hunger is a deeply personal memoir from one of our finest writers, and tells a story that hasn{u2019}t yet been told but needs to be." --
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Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Hunger : a memoir of (my) body, Roxane Gay
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Publication
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky2ocm80393565
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
306 pages
Isbn
9780062362599
Lccn
bl2016022915
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
Hunger : a memoir of (my) body, Roxane Gay
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky2ocm80393565
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
306 pages
Isbn
9780062362599
Lccn
bl2016022915
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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